Jeannie Mai is opening up about forgiving her mother after the 2 beforehand “disowned” one another following a struggle when she was simply a young person.
The Actual host, 40, made the stunning confession on Monday’s episode of the daytime discuss present, explaining her mother Olivia TuTram “wasn’t supportive to me once I wanted her most.”
“After I was 16, my mother and I, who you guys know is my experience or die, my greatest buddy, my icon at the moment — she and I had a significant falling out.”
“We disowned one another once I was 16 and actually till I used to be 24 we averted one another just like the plague,” Mai continued.
“My household would try to trick us and I’d come to a celebration and she or he can be there. After I inform you the Love & Hip Hop scene is nothing in comparison with what was occurring with me and mother… throwing issues at one another, the cursing, the phrases.”
Mai went on to confess that her strained relationship along with her mother and their capability to maneuver ahead introduced her nearer to God.
“That is actually why I’m so dedicated to God at the moment. I didn’t comprehend it, however there’s one thing there in that spirit between a mom and daughter and I wanted my mother, however I used to be too proud to ask her again particularly when she did me incorrect. So, I prayed not realizing I used to be praying to God and I bear in mind confronting her once more and going through off along with her with what she had achieved incorrect.”
“God changed my ears along with his and put my coronary heart along with his. I made up with my mother that day and fully gave up that hatred we had for eight years… and that’s why I’m caught being a Christian now,” Mai stated jokingly.
Over the previous 12 months, Mai has spoken candidly about issues occurring her private life.
Again in October, Mai revealed if she might flip again time, she wouldn’t have married her ex-husband Freddy Harteis.
“Realizing what I do know now about who I married, I wouldn’t have married him,” Mai stated, holding again tears, on an episode of The Actual.
“It’s simply loopy. You hear on a regular basis that cash can change folks. Effectively, divorce can actually change folks. It’s simply so bizarre as a result of the one factor that he would all the time say again then is like, ‘You actually, actually don’t know an individual till they don’t get what they need.’ However I by no means thought he can be the one to show that to me,” Mai defined as she started to cry.
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Mai and Harteis, who hosts The Hollywood Hunter, wed in 2007 and cut up in 2017 after 10 years of marriage.
Simply final month, Mai talked about having to pay alimony to Harteis, who welcomed his first little one with girlfriend Linsey Toole in October. Harteis, 42, and Toole introduced they have been anticipating six months after Mai broke the information about their cut up.
“I used to be married to somebody who had more cash than me, however as a result of I used to be the stronger earner and we lived in California — a stunning factor slapped me within the face once we divorced and I needed to find yourself paying him my earnings,” Mai defined earlier than including that the expertise taught her a lesson about “looking for myself.”
The clip was then shared on Instagram, prompting quite a lot of viewers to point out their help of Mai. However not everybody agreed with Mai, with Harteis’ girlfriend breaking her silence to slam the star.
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“Your full give attention to YOURSELF is why you’re DIVORCED. YOURSELF being crucial factor to you in the complete world is why you retain making up LIES for MORE consideration.”
“Ain’t no one speaking about YOU. As a result of we don’t care! Cease making an attempt to tear somebody down who has achieved completely NOTHING to you,” Toole continued. “By no means one time has Freddy introduced up your title or drug it by the mud the place it belongs.”
A rep for Mai didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.